“The ashes call us to return to our origin and look forward to our destiny: the dust of the earth…”
“As we learn how to become aware of the Holy Spirit’s primary work in us at the heart of every moment, we see Gods’ presence illuminating through everything we experience and everyone we meet.”
“We are not isolated individuals existing in sequestered cells. Rather, we are the sum of all our relationships.”
“When I struggle with the sting of obscurity and I feel marginalized and forgotten, I am invited to take up a pondering heart and enter into the Lord’s hidden life. At once, the lonely place of my heart is filled with the company of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph living as a family in their own anonymity and seeming insignificance; and then my heart is filled with hope and communal joy.”
“Whereas the way of the world is to insist on publicity, celebrity, popularity, and getting maximum exposure, God prefers to work in secret…”
Listen to Dorian Mason and David Morrison discuss his hospital adventure during the pandemic. How do we move through the nearness of our own mortality, fear, and deep uncertainty?
“Thank you Lord for the color green / That grafts me into the things that grow / and remind us of all that’s good in your creation.”
Dorian Mason and David Morrison discuss ancient Irish Christianity and its influence on the formation of Desert Rain Community.
“When you come face to face with all that’s unknown and unseen; instead of making a stand against it (out of fear); may you find the grace to fall furiously into faith, hope, and love…”
“As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare your way. A voice of one crying out in the desert: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.'”